WUOT 91.9 FM and the UT Office of External Scholarships will host National Public Radio correspondent T.R. Reid as he discusses the state of American health care, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the University Center auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
UT welcomes the families of students to campus for the Parents Association’s Family Weekend, Friday, Oct. 3 and Saturday, Oct. 4. About 2,400 parents and family members are expected to attend.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will celebrate the opening of its new facility on Oct. 31 with the help of retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. Events include a dedication ceremony, a public lecture and an open house.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at UT Knoxville will celebrate the opening of its new facility on Oct. 31 with the help of retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at UT Knoxville invites the campus and community to watch the Oct. 7 presidential debate and then join in a live videoconference discussion with viewers from five other Tennessee universities. “DebateWatch” will be held at 9 p.m. in the University Center auditorium.
UT Knoxville and the Knoxville chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness are teaming up to help spread the message about mental health awareness, wellness and suicide prevention. VolAware is UT’s mental health awareness campaign. The two-day event begins Oct. 2.
Lowell Gaertner, associate professor of psychology, will speak at the Pre-Game Faculty Showcase at UT Knoxville on “Understanding Columbine: How Social Rejection Fosters Mass Violence.” Gaertner will discuss whether the victims of mass violence are the intended targets or if the intended target is the social group to which the victims belong. The Pre-Game Faculty